Meet Dr. Sigal
Dr. Robert Sigal is the president of Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA and is a talented plastic surgeon who specializes in a variety of aesthetic procedures for the face, breasts, and body. He is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has been in practice for over 30 years. Dr. Sigal sees cosmetic surgery as a way of making major contributions to people’s lives. While he initially chose cosmetic surgery because it calls for multidimensional surgical skills and offers unique surgical challenges, he has found that the real joy of his practice comes after the surgery. He finds great fulfillment in providing his patients with stunning results that improve their quality of life.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Sigal's area of expertise focuses on both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. He is significantly skilled in performing brow lifts, facelifts, abdominoplasties, treating gynecomastia, Brazilian butt lifts, and breast revision surgeries. Other specialties include surgical liposuction, extremity liposuction, and body lift procedures. In addition, Dr. Sigal is an expert in nonsurgical cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX®, Juvéderm®, Kybella®, Sculptra®, Belotero® Balance, and Bellafill®.
Education and Training
Prior to becoming a partner in Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Robert Sigal received his undergraduate degree at Harvard College and his M.D. at Jefferson Medical College. He went on to complete a full residency in general surgery at Harbor/UCLA, culminating in a chief residency. During that time, he spent two years working in cancer research at the University of Pennsylvania, where he later trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Sigal is affiliated with the following professional organizations and medical societies:
- National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Medical Society of Virginia
- American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- New York Academy of Sciences
- American College of Surgeons Candidates Group
Awards and Recognition
As an expert plastic surgeon, Dr. Sigal has been recognized time and time again for his work by local doctors and patients. He has been awarded the following:
- America's Top Doctors®, Castle Connolly
- Regional Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
- Honor Roll Award, Healthgrades
- Patient's Choice Award, Vitals
- On-Time Doctor Award, Vitals
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals
- Leading Physicians of the World (Plastic Surgery)
In addition to his successful practice, Dr. Sigal is committed to helping others in need. As an avid cyclist, Dr. Sigal raises money for various charities, including cancer and AIDS research, by participating in bicycle marathon fundraisers. A long-time supporter of the Hunger Project, an organization dedicated to ending world hunger, Dr. Sigal remains committed to helping those most in need. He also travels annually to Haiti with Project Medshare to provide surgical expertise and medical care to those who don't have access to regular medical services.